International LearningWestern International

Pre-departure Orientation

International Learning runs modular Pre-Departure Sessions for students going abroad.  There are three modules:  Cultural Adjustment, Travel Health & Safety, and Academics (Academics applies to exchange students only).

How to join online Pre-Departure modules within OWL:

  1. Log onto OWL

  2. On the “My Workspace” tab, click “Membership” on the left bar

  3. Click the “Joinable Sites” tab at the top of this page

  4. Search for “Pre-departure” or “Pre”


Upcoming in-person sessions:

By mid March we will post sessions for late March and early April 2015. We will also have more sessions in October.

Please contact us at or 519-661-2111 ext. 89309 if you have any difficulty.